Greek organizations must rethink their approach race, gender and class. (Yes, even in Canada.)
When faced with mediocre grades and the stress of the expectations associated with higher education, these kids are primed for a breakdown
University in Canada really is as viable and economical for American students as it seems.
Young people are chastised for being overly dependent and entitled, and parents get blamed for bubble wrapping their children. Is that really the case?
We asked over 40,000 students to rate their current happiness level as they studied at their school.
Minds, just like bodies, need movement.
If you've grown up with parents who overprotected you, did too much for you, and made you feel like everything was coming to you, you're going to be at an even greater disadvantage than the average graduate in today's marketplace. These helicopter parents love their kids but they're doing them a terrible disservice, as their kids are coming out of college and university lacking the basic skills and mindset that will set them up for success.
The worst experience I recall from high school would be the grade 12 academic advising. I remember being very excited because I had managed to earn an 85 per cent average after three difficult years. As I sat down with my guidance counsellor, he told me that trade school would be suitable for my perceived skills.
Whether buried in books or working late in the lab, loneliness and isolation are all too common in academia. And the higher you go, the worse it gets. Thirty seven per cent of master's students and 47 per cent of PhD students experience depression.
The main problem I faced was a distorted belief system. I felt that love came with accomplishments and accolades. I didn't believe that I was good enough to love as is. When love is missing, a lot of negative stuff comes out of the woodwork: anger, resentment, fear, jealousy.
Having been through this process once, I can safely say it does NOT get any easier. Each child is different. End of story. Here's what I've observed and learned over the course of having one child and now the second apply for postsecondary education.
Parents, I know you may be a little anxious leading up to your child's big day in September. But if you take the necessary steps now to prepare your child for school, the whole transition will be less taxing on everyone.
You probably know all of the top-ranked and largest Canadian universities, but what are the universities of the future? Each year, UniversityHub publishes our infamous Canadian University Rankings, and among them are the five universities we consider to be "Canada's Rising Stars."
The world's largest educational publisher, UK-based Pearson PLC, is in crisis. Last month, the company, whose 2015 revenues
I experienced a very uncomfortable moment with a class of mine, just a few weeks ago. We were discussing race and ethnicity
In high school, I was placed in a special education program instead of regular classes because I couldn't learn like the
Can you name all 98 universities in Canada? Quite honestly, we'd be impressed if you could hit more than 20. Which ones don't have the marketing budgets of the larger schools to make them internationally known? And which ones simply want to be kept under the radar?
"Silence opens the door to hearing dialogue, rare and valuable in breaking stories," says Brady Dennis of The Washington
Where to eat: Farm to table dining is more than just a fad in Ohio. Farmers' markets abound, just like organic health food
The average college freshman changes their major seven times. It's okay if you don't know what to be. But work on finding out what you want. Childhood was the time for well-rounded approaches, but as a young adult, you'll need to narrow your focus in order to achieve excellence. Getting by will not attract the right connections and opportunities you'll need to enter the job market.